Business Development Manager - South
De Lacy Executive's client manages on-farm calf collections, calf rearing and beef finishing operations through a network of contracted beef farms. Their unique business model, which provides consistency throughout the entire operation ensures that all cattle are reared using the same model, providing high quality consistent British Beef. This enables farmers to reinvest in their beef units and provide a long term and sustainable supply of beef to UK customers.
Our client seeks to appoint a Business Development Manager as a result of continued growth in the South of England. A Business Development Manager will help to secure business with farmers from a complete range of forward price beef finishing contracts available for most types of finished cattle.
Your day to day responsibilities include and are not limited to:
- Developing excellent relationships with beef finishers and manage a customer base to achieve company goals.
- Providing beef finishers with feedback and information from data gathered to enhance the supply chain.
- Cultivating long term business relationships with current and prospective suppliers.
- Learning and understanding each Customer's specific requirements to manage their enterprises accordingly.
- Developing and nurturing key Customer Farmer Supplier Groups.
- Ensure welfare standards are upheld.
To be considered for this role you will :
- Have business acumen knowledge within the meat production sector.
- Drive promotion and sales of farming initiatives.
- Have excellent attention to detail and the ability to plan and communicate effectively.
- Be a self-starting, solution driven, active team player.
- Be able to make independent decisions.
- Understand the economy and how this relates to customers.
- Have excellent animal husbandry and industry knowledge of the UK livestock industry including livestock procurement and carcass classification.
- Have a willingness to travel and have a flexible attitude towards your role.
- Have established IT skills and a knowledge of ordering systems.
The remuneration package will be very competitive and will reflect the experience of the successful candidates.
At this initial stage, please email Jadine Huxtable your CV and covering letter (preferably in Word please) to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01885 485525.
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